Category: MacBook / OS X

Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Mac does not shutdown 5

Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2011 for Mac killing my Mac

Ever since I switched to OS X, I have never really paid much attention to viruses or trojans, but one can not overlook at times the feeling of “uneasiness” by not having antivirus installed. I tried out the latest version...

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SSH tunnel on OS X

Many companies nowadays provide a SSH tunnel to connect remotely into servers. This is a great feature as you will have your internet connectivity wherever you are and still enjoy the benefit of select tunnels. On OS X and Linux...

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MacUpdate: Get $429 worth of software for $49.99

MacUpdate has launched its Spring Software Bundle, headlined by Parallels Desktop 5. Just buying the bundle for Parallels 5 (which retails at USD 80) is worth it. The $50 bundle would normally sell for almost $400. It includes 10 applications,...

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Technet subscription for USD 269

I am normally not promoting Microsoft or Windows, since it stinks. But if you are dependent on it, then make the most out of it with getting a cool discount on the Technet subscription (note: this is download only). Think...

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OS X: SanDisk Cruzer Micro U3 removal tool

SanDisk sells their Cruzer USB sticks with that pesky U3 tool, which mounts itself as a CD-drive on a Windows computer. Something you typically don’t see when running a Mac. There is an easy way to removing it, by downloading...

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OS X: Upgrade to Snow Leopard

I managed to source a copy of Snow Leopard and upgraded my MacBook Air. I am always on the wild and reckless side and shoved in the DVD and upgraded without a recent backup – something I would not attempt...

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Office:Mac 2008 12.2.0 Update

Microsoft released the latest Office:Mac update. It includes a number of improvements (especially speed and stability) for Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint. The horrible Exchange client, Entourage, is still not capable of properly managing calendaring and synchronizing events with an...